For its part, the internal platform of Blizzard and MLG will show half of the games of the regular season, but it is expected that the largest audience will come from Twitch, which will be in charge of broadcasting in Korean, English, and French in all regions, except China.
The first Overwatch League match kicks off today at 4pm PST, which you can watch below.
In July, Activision Blizzard announced an e-sports league for the game that it hopes could eventually prove more lucrative than the UK's football Premier League.
According to Sports Business Journal, Twitch will broadcast all the regular season and postseason events and will develop rewards programs as well as new virtual products for viewers.
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Following his post on the Overwatch forums, Kaplan was then pushed by other fans to explain exactly what kind of "stuff" could cause Blizzard World to not be available in January. "January 10th is an historic day for esports and we are so grateful to our team owners, our media partners, our sponsors, and most of all our players for their pivotal role in the establishment of the Overwatch League". Blizzard players also will be given easy access to the Overwatch League's web presence via a new Overwatch League tab in the Blizzard Battle.net Desktop App.
It expands on an agreement between Twitch and Blizzard signed previous year that gave the streaming service rights to esports tournaments for games such as Starcraft, Hearthstone and Heroes of the Storm. Overwatch League has different teams associated with different esports clubs. Matches will take place every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
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